To be more precise, for with , the fractional part of , denoted as , is given by , where denotes the integer part of .
The name “fractional part” is somewhat of a misnomer: To the novice, the name may seem to imply that the result must be a fraction (and therefore rational), which is not the case. For example, , which is not rational.
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